Upcoming Events

Professionalism Seminars

These seminars help students develop the professional behaviors and skills that are necessary for success in whatever career path they choose. Content focuses on the application of professionalism within the academic and workplace environments. All students, as well as the campus community, are invited to participate.

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How to turn an internship into a full-time job…before graduation.

Hear two YCP seniors share simple secrets on how they turned their internships into full-time job offers. Joining the conversation will be the site supervisors who evaluated our YCP seniors while on-the-job. Listen as the supervisors rate each student’s professionalism and reveal what they did to stand out from the competition. Leave the seminar with practical tips to use during your own internship or upcoming career opportunity.

This event is in partnership with the Career Development Center

Sarah Gunarich ’15,

Public Relations major

Tyler Laucks ’15,

Engineering major 

October 1, 4:00pm

WPAC Theatre



 

The Leader Within: Growing Your Leadership Potential

What do leaders need today to excel? HGTV's co-founder, Susan Packard, shares leadership lessons from businesses she has helped build and from the leadership work she is doing today. Packard will reveal three key factors that make great leaders: vision, audacity, and relentless focus. Discover remarkable insights from a nationally-recognized trailblazer who is dedicated to inspiring future workplace leaders.

This special event is part of the Chloe Eichelberger Business Education Series.

Susan Packard

Founding executive, HGTV and CNBC 

 

 

November 12, 7:00pm

WPAC Theatre

 

 

CPE - FALL SEMESTER 2015 PROFESSIONALISM SEMINARS


First-Year Experience (FYE) Seminars

The FYE seminar series is specifically designed for the unique challenges facing first-year college students, with a focus on helping new students develop the critical behaviors needed for academic success during their college experience. Multiple sessions are scheduled to allow students greater flexibility to participate in these important conversations. All first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend.

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From Day One: Seven starting points for academic success. 

As a first-year student, many factors will influence your academic success—study habits, time management, campus resources, and so on.`

Making smart choices from day one will ensure your college experience starts off strong.

Topics include:

  • Understanding that personal responsibility and independence have a significant impact on the behaviors and habits you develop during the first few weeks of the semester.

Matthew Randall (CPE)

Monday, Aug. 31

Session #1: 10:00 am

Session #2: 11:00 am

WPAC Theatre

Being an Engaged Learner

Engaged students actively participate in learning activities both in and out of the classroom. Showing the initiative to connect with professors, build new friendships, and take part in campus activities demonstrates commitment to your education. Learn how this active approach to learning will influence your college success.

Topics include: 

  • Recognizing that effective engagement goes beyond just showing up for class and doing what professors/advisors require of you.
  • Developing strategies to focus on priorities while recognizing the impact that technology, entertainment, and excess leisure time may have on your academic success.

Matthew Randall (CPE)

Josh Landau (Psychology)

Session #1:
Wednesday, Sept. 16
4:00 pm 

WPAC Theatre

Session #2:
Thursday, Sept. 17
5:00 pm  

WPAC Theatre

Creating and Sharing your Four-Year Plan

Preparing for spring semester is much more than finding out when to register for classes. During this session, you’ll discover tools to help you plan your York College experience, as well as guidance on how to work with your academic advisor.

Topics include: 

  • Learning the three elements of an individual, holistic plan: Academics, Career, and Co- curricular.
  • Identifying specific activities, experiences, and resources to complement and support your individual academic coursework.
  • Developing skills to build a trusting, professional relationship with your academic advisor.
  • Seeking regular feedback on your plan to ensure your YCP experience is focused and flexible.

Matthew Randall (CPE)

Kim Fenstermacher (Nursing)

Session #1: Wednesday, Oct. 28
4:00 pm  

WPAC Theatre

 

Session #2:
Thursday, Oct. 29
5:00 pm 

WPAC Theatre

CPE - FALL SEMESTER 2015 FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE SEMINARS